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2019 Best Hotel, North


Gloucester is now a destination thanks to this luxe beachfront retreat, which has been bringing sizzle to the site of a former frozen-foods plant since [...] read more»
2019 Best Hotel, South

Mirbeau Inn & Spa

Sipping wine on a blanket by the cranberry bogs is so much more relaxing than sitting in traffic on the Bourne Bridge, isn’t it? With [...] read more»
2019 Best Hotel, West

The Inn at Hastings Park

Prime location steps from Lexington Center? Check. Front porch fit for a Norman Rockwell painting? Naturally. Sunny guest rooms that are part Mayflower, part modern [...] read more»
2018 Best Hotel, North

Beauport Hotel

The North Shore isn’t exactly tourist-averse, but upscale hotels are still surprisingly hard to come by—which made the Beauport a particularly welcome addition when it [...] read more»
2018 Best Hotel, South

Mirbeau Inn & Spa

Provence touches down in Plymouth at Mirbeau, a resort inspired by French country manors just a short putt away from where the Mayflower met shore. [...] read more»
2018 Best Hotel, West

The Inn at Hastings Park

Spanning three lovingly restored 19th-century buildings, this Relais & Châteaux property is so New England it hurts, right down to the prime location next to [...] read more»
2018 Best Hotel, Boutique

Kimpton Nine Zero Hotel

If you stayed here, you’d never want to leave. After 12 years as a Kimpton hotel, this year the Nine Zero unveiled a top-to-bottom transformation, [...] read more»
2018 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Four Seasons

If your idea of the ultimate staycation involves in-room make-your-own martini bars or "glamping" tents for the kids, book a room at the Four Seasons. [...] read more»
2017 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Hotel Commonwealth

After a sweeping $50 million upgrade, Hotel Commonwealth is in a league of its own. In addition to 96 sleek new guest rooms, the Kenmore [...] read more»
2016 Best Hotel, Martha's Vineyard

Harbor View Hotel

After dropping off your bags in one of this waterfront hotel’s plush rooms or suites, each decked out in teals and taupes, order a cocktail [...] read more»
2014 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Ames Boston Hotel

While we appreciate Boston’s cobblestone streets, we’re also progressives. This chic hotel is just like us: a little bit of both. Built into the skeleton [...] read more»
2013 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Mandarin Oriental

Connected to the bustling Prudential Center, the Mandarin is a Zen refuge from the moment you enter. Modern museum-quality paintings and sculptures encourage thoughtful reflection. [...] read more»
2012 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Mandarin Oriental

There's something formulaic about high-end hotels these days. Marble vanities + giant flat screens + bazillion-thread-count Frette sheets = the right to charge upward of [...] read more»
2011 Best Hotel, General Excellence

Mandarin Oriental

Even the most basic guest rooms at this Back Bay behemoth overflow with amenities: luxe slippers, Aromatherapy Associates toiletries, rainforest shower. But what stands out [...] read more»
2008 Best Hotel, Debut

The Liberty Hotel

When the Liberty opened last winter in the old Charles Street jail, following a $150 million building renovation, it was met with the requisite jokes [...] read more»